I was looking over someone's profile page the other day and noticed a misspelled word in one of their summaries. It was clear what the author was trying to say so I just moved on to another hub, happily oblivious. Then today, I was writing a new hub and got to the summary part and worried that I might have a typo there.
That's when I discovered there is not a spellchecker above the box like the other capsules have. How come?
Oh, sure. I know how to cut the selection and paste it into a Word document and use that spellchecker. No problem with that.
Just wondering, since this is more or less a required fill-in-the-box deal.
It's a good suggestion! I'm not sure how simple or hard it would be to build that in, though.
Some browsers have built-in spell checkers that address things being typed into text entry fields, so depending on what browser a Hubber is using, the spell check feature might be redundant.
At any rate, I'll see what we might be able to do with regard to adding that in.
I've never used a spell checker because of that - my FF provides it all the time. It's not always right, but at least it makes me look twice when the squiggly red lines cover the page.
Thank you, Simone. It was just a curiosity thing. I'm sure you have a few other priorities.
Its a great idea, thanks for looking into it Simone.
It's a great suggestion. I look forward to finding out if it can be done.
I didn't even know about a spellchecker when creating a hub. How do I access it?
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